Play in Occupational Therapy for Children, 2e by L. Diane Parham PhD OTR/L FAOTA

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Focused on the importance of play in evaluating and treating children with disabilities, Play in Occupational Therapy for Children, 2nd Edition presents play theories and assessments along with the theories and assessments reached from research conducted by occupational therapists and occupational scientists. This edition also includes five new chapters that reflect the latest developments in the areas of autism, play assessment, play for institutionalized toddlers, school-based play, and play and assistive technology in an early intervention program to provide you with the most up-to-date information available.Case Studies highlighted in special boxes provide snapshots of real-life situations and solutions to help you apply key concepts in the clinical setting.Clinical trials and outcome studies emphasize evidence-based practice.Key Terms, Chapter Objectives, and Review Questions help you assess and evaluate what you’ve learned.A clean two-color format highlights learning points to emphasize important concepts.Additional Evolve Resources include video clips for clinical assessment, web links, references, and assessment forms found in the book provide you with additional learning tools.
 

About L. Diane Parham PhD OTR/L FAOTA

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Linda S. Fazio received the 1999 Occupational Therapy Association of California Award of Excellence for significant contributions to occupational therapy. She holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration, Student Services and Counseling from the University of North Texas as well as an MS in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a BS in Occupational Therapy from Texas Woman's University. She consults widely on occupational therapy academic curriculum development, curriculum design, and community program design and development.
 
Published December 27, 2007 by Mosby. 480 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction